What is Build to Learn?

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Build to Learn is an initiative by a group of volunteers to help people learn programming by building useful micro-products. Our motto is – Build to Learn and Learn to Build. Anyone who wants to learn or build or do both can participate. We plan to meet a few times a week in 3-4 hour coding sessions […]

Games for Learning

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From the Institute of Play On Games for Learning Education in the early part of the twentieth century tended to focus on the acquisition of basic skills and content knowledge, like reading, writing, calculation, history or science. Many experts believe that success in the twenty-first century depends on education that treats higher order skills, like […]

The Mismatch Problem

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I was watching this video of Malcolm Gladwell’s talk over the weekend and enjoyed every minute of it.  Malcolm has the uncanny ability to look at problems in new ways. He was talking about the challenges in finding the right people to hire in various professions. He calls it the “mismatch problem”   According to Malcolm, […]